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  1. I STAND CORRECTED.

    You are quite right.........I could not see the clip(Mag) on the 2$ coin and no butt socket..

    oh well, its in .303 Brit calibre !!!!! :surrender:

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  2. ROSS RIFLE on the 2014 ''TOONIE''.

    [/SIZE]Going thru some change that had been collecting in my truck's ash tray ,I noticed one of those '' odd toonies''. it was dated 2014.....its the one with a young lad running up to a soldier...
  3. C.D., Its been cold enough...

    C.D.,
    Its been cold enough on the west island so mabe try overnight in your garage...... then ''peeling'' off the rubber when its hard ,like an orange peel. ...
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    G'Day, I have the same...

    G'Day,
    I have the same 1891 long rifle with gain twist circa 1918.
    creek conversion E and 3 heavy punches..........its 6,5x54mmM.S. I shoot 6,5x52mm carcano and...
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    Very well said CINDERS... my dear old granny...

    Very well said CINDERS... my dear old granny worked in a munitions factory too in ww1 before coming to Canada.
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    Still Monday here,. mate in PERTH e mailed me...

    Still Monday here,. mate in PERTH e mailed me ,said he is going ON PARADE at BLACK BOY HILL in PERTH.WA member (retired) WESTERN AUSTRALIA LIGHT HORSE.
    I always attended our ...
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    CARCANO brass /steel clips

    Greetings,

    my brass clips are dated SMI-28 & LN-C17
    From another site that deals with military rifles, I was told they are 1917 and 1928 production.

    later clips are...
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    Great stories and was said, ''a different...

    Great stories and was said, ''a different breed of men''.


    thank you for sharing....
  9. bolt ''stuck''

    Allo,
    could be a cartridge ''stuck'' in chamber........ if you can not find information from family members,. ask a friend who is familiar with rifles or you may need a gunsmith...$$$$$
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    a REAL FAMILY TREASURE .

    Thank you OVIDIO for your interesting post on your families 91.
    With the crossed rifles and nameplate.... it is a classic.:thup:
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    LATE DATED MODEL 1891

    :o DOUBLE POSTING:o
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    G'Day m8t, Would rather be in W.A...

    G'Day m8t,

    Would rather be in W.A right now than here on Vancouver island in the snow and rain...... my mate just got back to PERTH from G.B .and Denmark..... both places too bloody...
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    In my previous post, I stated that the model1891...

    In my previous post, I stated that the model1891 long rifles are found ,dated from 1891 to 1918...... then a small number made in the early 1930s.

    As with all things CARCANO, I WAS IN GREVIOUS...
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    [QUOTE=WASATCH CHARLIE;383309]HELLO DOC, ...

    [QUOTE=WASATCH CHARLIE;383309]HELLO DOC,
    Followed your posts for years on too many sites to disagree with you to point #3.
    that is why I said ''original''. 1891 ...
  15. Touching song,. my granddad who raised me, Cpl...

    Touching song,. my granddad who raised me, Cpl Robert.BOB. CAMPBELL,#24332 Original 13th.bttl. 42nr.reg. BLACK WATCH out of Montreal quebec.
    Trenches in YPRES,Flanders...gassed,and hit by...
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    HELLO DOC, Followed your posts for years...

    HELLO DOC,
    Followed your posts for years on too many sites to disagree with you to point #3.
    that is why I said ''original''. 1891-1918. then, in the early 1930's yes there...
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    [QUOTE=DocAV;381885]The Austr Doc AV from OZ ...

    [QUOTE=DocAV;381885]The Austr
    Doc AV from OZ (AV Indust.???)
    Only one Canadian / COOEY in Ontario.. made for TIMOTHY EATON AND COMPANY. actually they are pretty nice little...
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    Sticky: Poll: I enjoy ALL MIL-SURPS / pre 1870 to 1958. as I...

    I enjoy ALL MIL-SURPS / pre 1870 to 1958.
    as I have another new arrival in my hands,the REAL digging starts .
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    Quite correct,EAGLELORD 17, THE '41 FAT1947...

    Quite correct,EAGLELORD 17,
    THE '41 FAT1947 was full of red cosmoline when I acquired it. was told it had not been fired since refit..(In same family since the 1950s). a VIRGIN chamber, so...
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    portugeuse 1904 mauser 6.5x58MM

    How many members shoot this rifle ???
    be interested in comparing notes and serial numbers...

    any info./ pm me if interested.
    yes ,DIOPTER's video on the bolt re. and re. is ...
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    6.5 X54 CARCANO

    Its a 1891 made in 1918,not 1917...
    It took a bit of searching,but was great to find WHY there was a large Greek ''E'' on the receiver with the heavy punched 3 dots......at first,i...
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    NICE MODEL 91 !!! mine is one of the LAST ...

    NICE MODEL 91 !!! mine is one of the LAST original model1891s made..dated 1918. on flat on receiver. serial # GM 4874. mismatched bolt ser.#GM 8430.
    This one has the 3 dots and the Greek ...
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    Greek 6.5X54 MS Carcano

    Have a 1917 model 1891 carcano rifle
    has the ''E'' and the 3 heavy dots (Punches) on receiver.(Greek Modified)
    gain twist....shoots 6.5x52 and 6.5x54 MS. Some were rechambered...
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    Sticky: WEST of the west coast.

    WASATCH CHARLIE on Central Vancouver island.
    Well retired and enjoying every minute.
    buy and sell old military long guns as ''deals'' present themselves.:dancingbanana:
    Favorite firearms...
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